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Barrel tasting at Virginia Wineworks


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Virginia Wineworks will have a special barrel-tasting event on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day

This is a unique opportunity to taste the recently blended 2008 Meritage and other Bordeaux varietals while they are still in the barrel. These wines will continue to age for another year and will not be officially available until 2011.

Customers will have the opportunity to purchase red wines from the heralded 2008 vintage at a significant savings. Both Michael Shaps and Philip Stafford will be on hand to sample and discuss these wines.

The weekend will also feature a tasting of the 2007 Michael Shaps Meritage, that has just been officially released.

Virginia Wineworks is located just south of Charlottesville behind First Colony Winery on Harris Creek Road off of Route 20 South.

For more information, call 434.923.8314 or e-mail [email protected].




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